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Singaporean NRI’s book highlights history of Indian sepoys in Southeast Asia

Singaporean Non-resident Indian (NRI) N Nedumaran launched a book highlighting the sacrifices and struggles of Indian sepoys and soldiers in...

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URA proposes new use category that may allow short-term Airbnb rentals for private properties

Under a new use category proposed by the URA, private residential properties in Singapore could be allowed to be listed for short-term...

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Singapore-London flight to cost only SGD428, courtesy British Airways

To attract travellers, British Airways has launched a new ‘basic’ fare for certain long-haul routes including London to Singapore, with...

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To lead, learn about what makes people tick: Tony Blair to GIIS students

Former UK Labour Party Leader and three-time PM Tony Blair encouraged Global Indian International School (GIIS) students to learn about...

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Singtel, Mediacorp, StarHub join hands to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 in Singapore

Get ready for uninterrupted coverage of the action-packed FIFA World Cup 2018 as three local broadcasters of Singapore - Singtel, Mediacorp...

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Singapore Cabinet ushers in 4G leaders in reshuffle

The much-anticipated Cabinet reshuffle of the Singapore government was announced yesterday, giving younger leaders chance to head around...

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Indian ride-hailing firm Jugnoo to launch reverse-bid system in Singapore from May 1

Following the Grab takeover of Uber in Singapore, an Indian ride-hailing firm Jugnoo will make its foray in the Singapore market as well.

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Trials of new CBTC signalling system to be conducted on five consecutive Sundays from April 29

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT will conduct trials of the new Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling system...

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Singapore’s Parliament gets new mascot Parley

It’s official, Singapore’s Parliament has got a new mascot - ‘a young winged lion’ christened Parley.

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Singapore Minister S Iswaran leads business delegation to Hannover Messe trade fair

Minister of Trade and Industry (Industry) of Singapore S Iswaran is leading a delegation of more than 20 Singapore enterprises to...

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PM Lee, 40,000 devotees attend Hindu temple’s re-consecration ceremony in Singapore

In a novel exhibition of multiculturalism and showcasing the multiracial mosaic of Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong along with...

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DPM T Shanmugaratnam reappointed chairman of MAS

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said today Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been reappointed as its chairman.

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ADB chooses Singapore over Mumbai as arbitration centre

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), which is funding the metro project in Mumbai, has finalised Singapore as its arbitration centre...

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SPF warns Whatsapp users of 'takeover' scam

The Singapore Police Force has issued an advisory warning WhatsApp users to be wary of a new scam being conducted on the messaging platform.

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Singapore, UK sign MoC on Cybersecurity building

Singapore and the United Kingdom today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Cybersecurity Capacity Building, in conjunction with...

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Singapore launches AI-powered job search portal for jobseekers

Singapore has launched an artificial intelligence-powered jobs search portal MyCareersFuture.sg to better connect job seekers with career...

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ICA warns of fake website phishing for VISA and passport numbers

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has issued an advisory warning of a fake ICA website phishing for visitors’ visa reference...

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Vande 2: Get ready to sing along with IndieStrings and DPS' music video

IndieStrings and DPS International School's team-up to create the latest Vande 2 music video is a wonderful medley that highlights the...

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Singapore’s finance minister Heng Sweet Keat comes in 2nd in regional rankings

Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has been ranked second in a Hong Kong-based publication’s rankings of finance ministers in...

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Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports falls unexpectedly in March

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports unexpectedly fell from a year earlier in March.

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Singapore identifies listeriosis bacteria strain similar to Australia outbreak

Singapore identified a listeria bacteria strain similar to the one that a patient had contracted in the deadly outbreak in Australia this...

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Esplanade’s ‘A Tapestry of Sacred Music’ 2018 Turns 10

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay’s A Tapestry of Sacred Music turns 10 with an entirely free line-up of programmes featuring sacred music...

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Singapore economy grows by 4.3 per cent in first quarter

Buoyed by the spectacular showing of the manufacturing sector, Singapore’s economy grew by 4.3 per cent in the first quarter of the year,...

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Singapore’s carpooling app Ryde sees increase in ridership

Close on the heels of the Grab-Uber merger, Singapore’s local carpooling app Ryde has seen an increase in ridership and user downloads...

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Singapore Police officers to don new uniforms from April 16

Singapore Police officers will don a new uniform from April 16 to help them keep cool and comfortable in the country’s hot and humid...

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Clean image of Singapore gets thumbs up as corruption cases hit ‘all-time low’

The clean image of Singapore has got a major boost as the number of corruption cases registered for investigation in the Republic fell to an...

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Workforce Singapore and NTUC to help drivers and employees affected by Grab-Uber merger

Many drivers and employees have been affected by the Grab-Uber merger. Workforce Singapore and NTUC will offer employment assistance to...

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Singapore Airlines named ‘best airline in the world’ by travel website

Known for its epithet, ‘Queen of the Skies’, Singapore Airlines has been named the ‘Best Airline in the World’ for this year in the...

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PM Lee urges caution on trade tariffs

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong has urged caution over the impact of trade tariffs for all countries in the backdrop of the...

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